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By Charles Fadel Founder & chairman, Center for Curriculum Redesign Vice-chair of the Education committee of the Business and Industry Advisory Committee ( BIAC) to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Visiting scholar, Harvard GSE, MIT ESG/IAP and Wharton/Penn CLO It has become clear that teaching skills requires answering “What should students learn in the 21st century?” on a deep and broad basis. Teachers need to have the time and flexibility to develop knowledge, skills, and character, while also considering the meta-layer/fourth dimension that includes learning how to learn, interdisciplinarity, and personalisation.
by Anne R. Reeves This ASCD Study Guide is designed to enhance your understanding and application of the information contained in Where Great Teaching Begins: Planning for Student Thinking and Learning , an ASCD book written by Anne R. Reeves and published in November 2011. You can use the study guide after you have read the book or as you finish each chapter.
A collection of rubrics for assessing portfolios, cooperative learning, research process/ report, PowerPoint, podcast, oral presentation, web page, blog, wiki, and other web 2.0 projects. Quick Links to Rubrics Web 2.O Rubrics Wiki Rubric Criteria for assessing individual and group Wiki contributions.
Visit a concept map of this tool kit I. Free, Libre, and Open-Source Software Overview The use of FLOSS allows students to become independent from costly software updates.
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Are you a teacher now or studying to become one in the future? Have you been looking for a handy list of digital apps that will help you organize your life inside and outside the classroom? Well, you have come to the right place. With the world around us becoming more technologically advanced every day, developers are creating apps designed specifically to make your life as an educator easier.
Mathematics for economists: Julio Dávila (Penn), Mathematics for Economic Theory Arne Hallam (Iowa State), Quantitative Methods in Economic Analysis John Hillas / Dmitriy Kvasov (Auckland), Foundations of Economic Analysis Michael Manove (Boston U), Mathematics for Micro Markus Möbius (Harvard), Mathematics for Economists Efe Ok (NYU), Real Analysis & Probability Theory with Economic Applications Martin Osborne (Toronto), Mathematical Methods for Economic Theory Guoqiang Tian (Texas A&M), Mathematical Economic s Viatcheslav Vinogradov (Charles U), A Cook-Book of Mathematics
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This school year, I made a conscious decision to go paperless. Last year I carried around my computer to every class, a planner and a pen. I constantly lost the pen or the planner. I used a LOT of paper.
What happens when two of your favorite organizing and event tracking apps come together? Organizing bliss! If you use both Google Calendar and Evernote to make sense of all the happenings in your life, Eventnote is a Chrome extension that you might find invaluable. It adds a checkbox in the Google Calendar interface after connecting with your Evernote account and adds the event to your Evernote notebook.
ePortfolios | Viewpoint The Student Portfolio is the New Book: New Practices, Profession, and Scholarship By Trent Batson, C. Edward Watson 02/02/11
Saturday was a terrific day at EdCampMe . It was a great chance to hang with some friends and chat about meaningful ways to educate children. One of the questions that came up in a session I was in is something that I get asked a lot. "How do I manage my Google Docs with so many documents coming in from so many students?" Teachers love how easy it is to collaborate with their students, not having to worry about losing the file and all the other bonuses that using Docs brings, but tracking down assignments can be a nightmare.
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